WE are using this medium to inform the members of the general public and most especially all those who have graduated from Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU), that the university has announced the date for the 2015/2016 convocation ceremony.
DELSU 2014/2015 academic session graduate should be informed that their convocation ceremony has been fixed, and their parents or sponsors should please take not.
This information is to enable the graduates and those/students who have fully completed their study and have fulfilled all necessary requirements as in accordance to the university rules and regulation before they are set to be convocation.
The DELSU Abraka Convocation Ceremony is the 10th since the university started the said ceremony and the date of the convocation has been scheduled to hold on the 15th of April 2016 and the Venue is The University compound, Campus 1.
The DELSU 10th Convocation has been scheduled to holds as follows;
Friday, 15th April, 2016
Venue: Prayer Ground, Site III, Main Campus, Abraka
Sunday, 17th April, 2016
Interdenominational Church Service
Venue: Our Saviour’s Chapel, Site II, Main Campus
Tuesday, 19th April – Thursday 21st April, 2016
Collection of Academic gowns, Convocation Brochures and Scroll by graduands
Time: 9.00 am – 4.00pm
Venue: Faculty Offices in Abraka, Oleh and Asaba Campuses
Thursday, 21st April, 2016
(A) Convocation Exhibition (Organised by the Department of Fine & Applied Arts)
Venue: Library Dome, Site II, Main Campus, Abraka
SPECIAL INFORMATION TO ALL GRADUANDS
Graduands are please requested to note the following:
i It is mandatory for all graduands to pay for the following items irrespective of attendance at the Convocation Ceremony:
a. Order of Proceedings N2,500
b. Certificate, Scroll/Folder N10,000
c HIRING OF ACADEMIC OUTFITS (FIRST DEGREE AND DIPLOMA GRADUANDS ONLY
Academic outfits are available for hire in the Faculty Offices. The cost of hiring academic outfits is indicated hereunder:
Diploma and First Degree Graduands are to pay the sum of Ten Thousand (N10,000) Naira only for the collection of academic gowns.
The sum of Seven Thousand naira (N7,000) will be refunded on return of the gown.
POST GRADUATE ACADEMIC OUTFITS
Higher Degrees Graduands are to purchase academic Gowns as indicated below:
Ph.D gown – N30,000
Master gown – N25,000
Mode of Payment: All payments are to be made to DELSU RECURRENT ACCOUNT NO: 600016978, SKY BANK (and receipt issued by the Bursary Department on presentation of Bank Teller)
(B) Convocation Lecture to be delivered by
Professor Julius Okojie, Executive Secretary, NUC
Topic: State Universities in Nigeria: Three Decades of Development, Prospect and Challenges.
Date: Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Venue: 750 Lecture Hall, Site III, Main Campus, Abraka
(C) Convocation Drama (Organized by the Department of Theatre Arts)
Venue: ATCSAN Hall, Site II, Abraka
Saturday, 23rd April, 2016
Commissioning of Projects in Site III, Main Campus by
His Excellency, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa
Executive Governor of Delta State
Conferment of Diplomas, First Degrees, Higher Degrees and Award of Prizes
Venue: University Convocation Arena, Site III, Main Campus
Alumni fee of N2,000 is to be paid by all Graduands through DELSU Alumni Account No. 0742001706 Ecobank
NOTE: Graduands wishing to collect Academic gowns are to deposit the original of their statements of results/certificates (as applicable) in the Faculty Office.
These would be returned to their rightful owners including the refundable deposits on return of the gowns in good condition not later than Thursday, May 5, 2016.
Every graduand is entitled to two guests Invitation cards. The cards will be collected along with academic gown, brochure and scroll in the Faculty Offices. Graduands and their guests are expected to take their seats on the convocation day not later than 9.00am.
Further information can be obtained from the Office of the Deputy Registrar (Senate)
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